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They were not held in high regard until the movies were invented, but now actors are stars whose lives we celebrate. They easily fill a category all of their own.
The last month of summer in the northern hemisphere, August is hot and hushed and restless. Take a look at some events that occurred during these weeks.
What is it about a life of crime that fascinates us? Find out from some of history’s most infamous events and notorious criminals.
Superstars. Outlaws. Curiosities. Daredevils who lived to tell. Victims of the law, wrongly accused. Whatever their claims to fame or infamy, these men and women made history.
The first man in space. The first time women could vote. The first words spoken on the telephone. Famous last words. Here are a few notable beginnings and endings in recorded history.
“When I want to read a novel,” said Benjamin Disraeli, “I write one.” Here, read about writers of novels, non-fiction and poetry, and the stories they told.
Without music, as the pun goes, the world would B-flat. Here are some of history’s musical occurrences and the people we can thank for them.
Some of us love a baffling mystery to puzzle over. What questions from the past have yet to be answered? Find out here.
It’s the word that represents the letter N in radio communication, and the last month of autumn in the northern hemisphere. Here are a few events that happened in November.
“October, and the trees are stripped bare of all they wear … ” This is also a month to raise awareness, and at the end of it kids go trick-or-treating! What else has happened during these days?
Coronations, assassinations, awards, appointments, and the achievements of statesmen and spiritual leaders alike. Read about world-changing events here.
Thirty days hath September … and what happened in the past on each of those days? Find out on this short list.
Sporting events have fascinated spectators for centuries. Read about athletes who have broken barriers, pushed the bar high, and set world records.
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